Impact Assessment and Mitigation Specialists

Environmental Impact | Social Impact | Cultural Impact | Economic Impact | Political Impact | Geo-Political Impact

Praveen Abhayaratne

Partner Consultant

M.Sc., Environmental Science, Univ. of Colombo, Sri Lanka, Climate Change Adaptation in the Agriculture Sector (2017)

M.A., Monterey Institute of International Studies, Monterey, CA International Policy Studies (2003)

B.A., Washington College, Chestertown, MD; Economics & International Studies (2001)

Internship, London School of Economics and Political Science, London, United Kingdom (2000)

Poverty and Dry Zone Agriculture in Sri Lanka | “Thinking Green” | Ecologically Sustainable Development & National Security

  • Member, Board of Trustees, Federation of Environmental Organizations
  • Lecturer and evaluator of Post-Graduate Diploma research dissertations on sustainable development and climate change
  • Faculty Advisor and Instructor, Henley-Putnam University, San Jose, CA 95131, USA, Professor of Counter Terrorism Studies
  • Executive Director, Federation of Environmental Organizations (2015/16)
  • Manager-Programs and Organizational Development, Federation of Environmental Organizations (2013/14)
  • Fentons Limited, Head of Combined Operations (2006/11)
  • Assistant Director, EDEX Think Green (2008/10)
  • Research and Advocacy Coordinator, Program and Quality Learning Unit, CARE International, Sri Lanka (2005/06)
  • Research Associate, WMD Terrorism Program, Center for Nonproliferation Studies, Monterey, CA (2003/05)
  • Have handled multi-million dollar projects on land subsidence hazard assessment, landslide hazard mitigation, geophysical surveys and analyses (Resistivity Imaging surveys, Ground penetrating Radar-GPR- & Seismic Surveys), geotechnical investigations for ground improvement, foundation design, slope stability analyses, design of mitigation measures (landslides, road side slope failures & road subsidence)
  • Committee Member, Rainforest restoration project, Wildlife and Nature Protection Society
  • Member, Evaluation team for Best Corporate Award for Sustainability related projects, Ceylon Chamber of Commerce

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